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Samsung Introduces Its Latest Radiology Innovations at RSNA 2020

  Samsung Electronics will showcase its premium diagnostic imaging solutions in ultrasound, digital radiography and mobile computed tomography at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2020 Annual Meeting from November 29 to December 5.   “This year has been a pivotal year for Samsung in moving forwards new solutions across a variety of areas. We are looking forward to ... Read More »

Your immune system is quite…

Your immune system is quite complex. The ability of your body to fight off different types of infections and illnesses depends on the strength of your immune system. However, it should not be too strong or it may overreact, which may result in autoimmune disorders and allergies. In this article we have shared 5 simple ways to help you boost ... Read More »

CSIR-NEIST organises IISF 2020 curtain Raiser Event

The 6th India International Science Festival (IISF) 2020 Curtain Raiser Event is being conducted by various institutes throughout the country to popularise the scientific events among the masses. The IISF-2020 is scheduled to be held from 22 to 25 December, 2020. Keeping this in tune, the CSIR-North East Institute of Science & Technology (CSIR-NEIST), Jorhat conducted its Curtain Raiser Event of ... Read More »

Union Sports Minister Shri Kiren Rijiju meets members of U-17 Women’s Football Team, motivates them to look forward even after cancellation of 2020 World Cup

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju interacted with members of the Indian Women’s U-17 Football team and motivated and encouraged them to keep their morale high in the aftermath of the Women’s U-17 World Cup being cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Rijiju was joined in the virtual webinar by members of the Indian U-17 Football team from various ... Read More »

Curtain Raiser of 26th DST–CII Technology Summit 2020between India and Portugal takes place

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held the Curtain Raiser to announce the 26th edition of Technology Summit 2020 on December 1, 2020. Portugal is the partner country this year. Professor Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology said that this is an important year in which we are celebrating our research ... Read More »

Successful Test Firing of BrahMos by Indian Navy

BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile in Anti-Ship mode was successfully test fired today at 0900 hrs against a decommissioned Ship. The test firing was carried out by Indian Navy. The missile performed highly complex manoeuvres and hit Bull’s eye of the target. BrahMos is the supersonic cruise missile jointly developed by DRDO and NPOM of Russia as a Brahmos Aerospace joint venture, which ... Read More »

Unit Appreciation Awarded by CINCAN to 12 JAT, INS Utkrosh and INHS Dhanvantari

Lt Gen Manoj Pande, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) awarded Unit Appreciation 2019-20 for outstanding performance in the last one year to 12th Battalion of the JAT Regiment, Indian Naval Ship Air Station Utkrosh and Indian Naval Hospital Ship Dhanvantari in a formal ceremony held at Dweepika Auditorium, Haddo, today. In his address to the gathering, CINCAN commended all personnel ... Read More »

Union Education Minister virtually addresses the students at 8th convocation of Hemvati Nandan Garhwal University

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ virtually addressed the students at 8th convocation of Hemvati Nandan Garhwal University as the Chief Guest of the ceremony today. Dr. Yogendra Narayan, Chancellor of the University chaired the function while Professor D.P. Singh, Chairman of the University Commission was the distinguished guest of the program. The  theme of the convocation was “2020 Online ... Read More »

This Hackathon is an innovation in the pursuit of reducing our carbon footprint: says Shri R. K. Singh at launch of Green Charcoal Hackathon

R.K.Singh, the Union Minister of State(I/C) for Power and New & RE, was speaking with a vision to create a conducive environment by reducing carbon emissions and nurture technology solutions in India. NVVN (NTPC VidyutVyapar Nigam), a wholly-owned subsidiary company of NTPC Ltd, today launched the Green Charcoal Hackathon.   To fast-track the technology development, NVVN, in partnership with EESL ... Read More »

Government committed to the welfare of farmers and is always ready for dialogue –Narendra Singh Tomar

Shri. Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shri. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Commerce and Shri. Som Prakash, Minister of State, Ministry of Commerce and Industries interacted with the representatives of Farmers Organizations of Punjab on 1st December, 2020 in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. The Ministers again explained the benefits of Farm Reform Acts to the representatives ... Read More »

Cyclonic Storm ‘Burevi’ over southwest Bay of Bengal (Cyclone Alert for South Tamilnadu and South Kerala coasts: Yellow Message)

According to the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department (IMD): The Deep Depression over southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards with a speed of 09 kmph during past six hours, intensified into Cyclonic Storm ‘Burevi’ and lay centered at 1730 hrs IST of today, the 01st December 2020 over southwest Bay of Bengal near Lat. 7.9° N and Long. 84.8°E, about 400 km east-southeast ... Read More »

Department of Posts decides to deliver Sabarimala ‘SwamyPrasadam’ to devotees across the country at their doorstep

Department of Posts has decided to deliver Sabarimala ‘SwamyPrasadam’ to devotees across the country at their doorstep. Keeping in view devotees across the country, Department of Posts conceptualized and developed a comprehensive booking and delivery package for the delivery of “Swami Prasadam” of Sabrimala Temple at the doorstep of the devotees using the vast network of postal department covering every ... Read More »

Finance Minister delivers keynote address at the inauguration of the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2020

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman delivered a Keynote Address at the inauguration of the 20th  Edition of Sri Lanka Economic Summit (SLES)  2020 in virtual format, today. SLES annually organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) is the premier forum in Sri Lanka for discussion on economic and business issues. The theme for this year’s ... Read More »

56th Raising Day of Border Security Force (BSF)

The Border Security Force (BSF) is celebrating its 56thRaising Day today. On this occasion, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai took the salute of the BSF Raising Day Parade-2020 held at the Chhawla Camp here today. The programme was attended by the Chief of DefenceStaff,General Bipin Rawat, BSF Director General Rakesh Asthana, senior officers of Central Armed ... Read More »

Deep Depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal

According to the Cyclone Warning Division  of the India Meteorological  Department (IMD): Yesterday’s depression over southeast Bay of Bengal moved westwards, intensified into a deep depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal in the early morning (0530 hrs IST) of today, the 1st December, 2020. At 0830 hrs IST of today, it lay over the same region about 500 ... Read More »

Very Positive response from pharmaceutical and medical device industry to PLI Schemes for Bulk Drugs and Medical Devices which closed on 30-11-2020;

Production Linked Incentive(PLI) Scheme for Bulk Drugs and PLI Scheme for Medical Devices have shown a very positive response from the pharmaceutical as well as the medical device industry. The industry has shown a very good response to these schemes whereby 215 applications made by 83 pharmaceutical manufacturers have been received under the PLI Scheme for bulk drugs. Similarly, 28 ... Read More »

Voluntary participation of industries, crucial towards low carbon industries transition: Shri Prakash Javadekar

Union Environment, Climate Change and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar has said, people and industries are key drivers in our efforts towards mitigating the climate change. The Minister speaking at the high level segment of the Industry transition leadership summit pointed out that industry contributes directly around 30 percent of the global CO2 emissions, and transition of hard to abate industries ... Read More »

CCI approves the proposed amalgamation of Srikalahasthi Pipes Limited (SPL) with and into Electrosteel Castings Limited (ECL)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves the proposed amalgamation of Srikalahasthi Pipes Limited (SPL) with and into Electrosteel Castings Limited (ECL) under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002, today. ECL is a publicly listed company in India and ultimate holding company of the Electrosteel group of companies. It is primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing and supply ... Read More »

PM greets BSF personnel on BSF’s Raising Day

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has greeted the BSF personnel and their families on the occasion of BSF’s Raising Day. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Best wishes to all @BSF_India personnel and their families on the special occasion of their Raising Day. BSF has distinguished itself as a valorous force, unwavering in their commitment to protect the nation ... Read More »

PM greets people of Nagaland on their Statehood Day

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has greeted the people of Nagaland on their Statehood Day. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Greetings to my sisters and brothers of Nagaland on their Statehood Day. The people of Nagaland are known for their courage and kindness. Their culture is exemplary and so is their contribution to India’s progress. Praying for Nagaland’s ... Read More »

Board of Trade meeting to be held on 2nd December, 2020;

A meeting of the Board of Trade (BOT) will be held on Wednesday, 2nd December, 2020 under the chairmanship of the Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, through Video Conference. The discussions in the meeting will focus on the new Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) (2021-26) and the strategies and measures to be taken in order to take forward domestic manufacturing and ... Read More »

PM condoles the passing away of Rajya Sabha MP Shri Abhay Bharadwaj

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the demise of Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat, Abhay Bharadwaj. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat, Abhay Bharadwaj Ji was a distinguished lawyer and remained at the forefront of serving society. It is sad we have lost a bright and insightful mind, passionate about national ... Read More »

CCI approves acquisition of Rivigo Services Private Limited (Rivigo) by Spring Canter Investment Ltd (SCIL) through subscription of compulsorily convertible preference shares

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of Rivigo Services Private Limited (Rivigo) by Spring Canter Investment Ltd (SCIL) through subscription of compulsorily convertible preference shares, under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002. SCIL is an investment holding company incorporated under the laws of Mauritius and does not have any physical presence in India. Its shareholders are certain private ... Read More »

NEP 2020 upholds Reservation Policy as Enshrined in Indian Constitution- Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has today clarified that the NEP 2020 upholds the Reservation Policy enshrined in the Constitution of India. Following is the text of the Minister’s letter giving the details: “This is apropos media reports attributed to PTI that have appeared on and around 24th November 2020 questioning whether the NEP 2020 upholds the Reservation Policy as ... Read More »

‘Ramayan Cruise Service’ will be launched soon on the river Saryu in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh

‘Ramayan Cruise Tour’ on the Saryu river in Ayodhya will be launched soon. Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways today chaired a review meeting for the implementation of cruise service. It will be the first-ever luxury Cruise service on the Saryu river (Ghagra/National Waterways-40) in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. It aims to give mesmerizing experience to devotees with one-of-its-kind ... Read More »

Railway Freight records highest loading in 2020 and marks 9% increase in November compared to same period last year

Freight figures continue to maintain the high momentum in terms of earnings and loading in the month of November 2020 for Indian Railways. On mission mode, Indian Railways’ Freight loading for the month of November 2020 crossed last year’s loading and earnings for the same period. In the month of November 2020, Indian Railways loading was 109.68 million tonnes which ... Read More »

Arjun Munda E-Inaugurates The First Ever Virtual Aadi Mahotsav – Madhya Pradesh

Arjun Munda, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, launched the virtual edition of Aadi Mahotsav- Madhya Pradesh today. The 10-day long festival, commencing on December 1, 2020, is being hosted on the Tribes India website(www.tribesindia.com). The main focus is on the tribal craft and culture of Madhya Pradesh. Ms. Meena Singh, Minister for Tribal Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh and Ramesh Chand Meena, ... Read More »

Indian growth story continues as is demonstrated by the trends in FPI, FDI and Corporate Bond Market flows

COVID-19 has drastically affected the investment climate in all economies of the world, causing a sharp decline in the demand and supply equilibrium everywhere. India has been no exception to this unprecedented economic shock. Yet, investment sentiment in the Indian economy has been buoyed by the frequent and active intervention of the Government of India despite being hit by a ... Read More »

Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman & CEO, Railway Board flags off 40th 6,000 HP Electric Loco from Banaras Loco Works (BLW), Varanasi

Banaras Locomotive Works, Varanasi, has surpassed it’s own record of manufacturing 31 electric locomotives in a month, achieved in July 2020 with the turnout of the 40th 6,000 HP electric locomotive for the month of November 2020. This event is a historic record, achieved on the auspicious day of Dev Deepawali. Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman & CEO, Railway Board flagged ... Read More »

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated two flyover bridges in his Parliamentary constituency Gandhinagar through video conferencing

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated two flyover bridges in his Parliamentary constituency Gandhinagar through video conferencing from New Delhi today. The Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and other dignitaries attended the event held in Ahmedabad. The first flyover bridge which is 245 meters in length and has cost Rs. 35 crore has been ... Read More »

India’s Active Caseload further contracts to 4.35 Lakhs

India’s active cases today stand at 4,35,603, much below the 5-lakh mark. The share of Active Cases in the total Positive Cases has further shrunk to 4.60%. The daily recoveries exceeding new cases has ensured a total net reduction of the Active Caseload. A net decline of 11,349 cases has been recorded in the total active cases in last 24 hours.     ... Read More »

Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates& dedicates to the Nation MNGL’s 100th CNG station;

Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan today inaugurated& dedicated to the Nation MNGL’s 5 stations through Video Conference, which takes the company’s CNG stations to one hundred. The Minister also inaugurated the commencement of civil work at LNG/CNG station at Pathardi, Nashik, Maharashtra, CNG supply to buses in Nashik, and CNG distribution through award of ... Read More »

ADB, India sign $132.8 million loan to strengthen Meghalaya’s power distribution Sector

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $132.8 million loan to strengthen and modernize the distribution network and improve the quality of power supplied to households, industries, and businesses in India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya. The signatories to the Meghalaya Power Distribution Sector Improvement Project were Dr. C. S. Mohapatra, Additional Secretary (Fund Bank ... Read More »